Los Altos 7-year-old wins award after award


Courtesy of the Szyndlar family
Second-grader Ellary Day Szyndlar has won awards at regional and national dance competitions.

For many students, summer is a relaxing, rejuvenating period after a hard year’s work – but not for 7-year-old Ellary Day Szyndlar.

Throughout the summer, the Los Altos resident participated in several regional and national dance competitions, winning awards at nearly every one.

'Sunday in the Street' fundraiser replaces Follies


David Burckhard/Special to the Town Crier
Vocalists Jocelyn Pickett, left, and Charles Morgan are slated to perform at this weekend’s “Sunday in the Street,” a fundraiser for the Los Altos Stage Company that replaces the annual Follies. 

A fundraiser for Los Altos Stage Company, “Sunday in the Street with Los Altos Stage,” is scheduled 4-8 p.m. Sunday at two adjacent homes in Los Altos.

The event replaces Follies, the annual fundraiser that came to an end last year.

Los Altos History Museum offers two orchard-related activities Saturday

The Los Altos History Museum expands its programming to the Los Altos Heritage Orchard with two activities celebrating the end of pruning season, both scheduled Saturday.

“This is one of three remaining heritage orchards in the area,” said Jane Packard, chairwoman of the museum’s Orchard Commons Committee. “These two programs are an opportunity to keep alive the stories of those who walked the orchards.”

Rotarians locally and worldwide continue the fight against polio

In light of International Polio Day Thursday, John McBirney of the Rotary Club of Los Altos offers the following information on the club’s history of fighting the disease.

 

Water safety workshop set for tonight

In recognition of National Imagine a Day Without Water, the Los Altos History Museum has scheduled a Water Safety and Reliability Workshop 7-8:30 p.m. today at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Offered in partnership with the city of Los Altos and California Water Service Co., the workshop is part of the emergency preparedness exhibition at the museum, “Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now,” on display through Jan. 19.

Community Briefs, fine arts talk

Los Altos main library hosts fine-arts talk

Fine-arts docent Ellen Harden is scheduled to present an illustrated lecture on “James Tissot: Fashion and Faith,” the current exhibition at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. today in the Program Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

For more information, call 948-7683.


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